The Cheesecake Factory

Election Outlook: Will Americans Vote for Hope and P.F. Chang's?

Just a couple of months ago, DailyFinance introduced you to a new, somewhat off-the-wall, gauge of presidential-electoral success: The "Restaurant Sales" index. At the time, it showed Mitt Romney in better shape the Barack Obama. Here's what it reveals now.

Cheesecake Factory Lawsuit Is a Victory for Cheapskates

When Alan DeCew ordered one of the Cheesecake Factory's specialty margaritas -- without knowing the price -- he was shocked to discover it rang up at an exorbitant $11. Most patrons would grumble to themselves and move on. DeCew sued.